biotechnology biotechnology  /ˌbaɪ oʊ ˌtɛk ˈnɑ lə dʒi/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the branch of molecular biology that studies the use of microorganisms to perform specific industrial processes
  2. (n) the branch of engineering science in which biological science is used to study the relation between workers and their environments

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. It helps that he makes biotechnology fun.
  2. International Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology Italian institute promoting the safe use of biotechnology world-wide.
  3. Vilsack has been a strong supporter of biotechnology.

News

  1. Midday Glance: Biotechnology companies

    Shares of some top biotechnology companies are mixed at 1 p.m.: Amgen Inc. fell $1.05 or 1.1 percent, to $97.46. Biogen Idec rose $2.35 or 1.1 percent, to $211.93. Celgene Corp. fell $.73 or .6 percent, ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  2. Early Glance: Biotechnology companies

    Shares of some top biotechnology companies are mixed at 10 a.m.: Amgen Inc. fell $.67 or .7 percent, to $97.84. Biogen Idec rose $.74 or .4 percent, to $210.32. Celgene Corp. fell $.71 or .6 percent, to ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  3. Final Glance: Biotechnology companies

    Shares of some top biotechnology companies were up at the close of trading: Amgen Inc. rose $2.14 or 2.2 percent, to $98.51. Biogen Idec rose $3.03 or 1.5 percent, to $209.58. Celgene Corp. rose $2.15 ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

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Quotes

  1. "This research is a huge step forward for the use of animal biotechnology that benefits consumers," said Barbara Glenn of the Biotechnology Industry Organization, a Washington industry group that includes the company that sponsored the research...
    on Jan 1, 2007 By: Glenn Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  2. "Congress has recognized the capital-intensive needs of emerging biotechnology companies, whose development of a single new therapy often costs hundreds of millions of dollars and takes more than a decade to reach patients," said Jim Greenwood,...
    on Apr 25, 2008 By: Jim Greenwood Source: TMCnet

  3. "This means that the moviegoers were unaware that the exceptional amount they ate was due to the size of the container," said Wansink, who also is the author of the new book, "Marketing Nutrition: Soy, Functional Foods, Biotechnology, and...
    on Nov 9, 2005 By: Brian Wansink Source: Newswise (press release)

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